Ms. Renata Eccles


Clinical Lecturer


Academic Qualifications

2008 - B. Communication Pathology, University of Pretoria.
2015 - M. Communication Pathology, University of Pretoria. 


Hanen Certified in:

  • It Takes Two to Talk
  • More Than Words

Academic and professional membership

Member - Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)
Member - Hanen Organization

Member - African Interprofessional Education Network (AfrIPEN)

International Affiliate - American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA)


Current Subjects

Perceptual Analysis of Speech; An Introduction to Research; Language and Language Learning Disorders; Integrated Health Leadership; Early Communication Intervention (Practical Module)


Research Interests

Visual Impairment 

Parent Training 

Early Intervention 

Interprofessional Collaboration, Education and Learning 

Foundational Literacy 


Research Outputs

  1. Mosca, R., Kritzinger, A., & van der Linde, J. (2015). Language and communication development in preschool children with visual impairment: A systematic review. South African Journal of Communication Disorders, 62(1), 1-10. 
  2. Foure, K., Richardson, M., van der Linde, J., Abdoola, S., & Mosca, R. (2017). The reported incidence and nature of voice disorders in the private health care context of Gauteng. Journal of Voice31(6), 774.e23-e28. 
  3. van der Merwe, M., Mosca, R., Swanepoel, D. W., Glascoe, F. P., & van der Linde, J. (2018). Early detection of developmental delays in vulnerable children by community care workers using an mHealth tool. Early Childhood Development and Care, 1-12.


Contact Details

Room 3-4

Department of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology, Communication Pathology Building

Tel: (012) 420 2814

Email: [email protected]

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